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Vacancies up, room rates down for Oil Patch hotels
N.D. delegates enter Dem convention spilt between Clinton, Sanders
Press Pass: Dickinson rental prices and occupancy in free fall, Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate, Stark County Commission approves courthouse renovation contract, DirecTV viewers in western N.D. still without ABC affiliate KMBY
German-Iranian gunman kills at least nine in Munich shopping mall
Former KKK leader David Duke to run for U.S. Senate
crime and courts
nation and world
Minnesota man accused of defrauding Bakken RV park investors
Leaders discuss future of North Dakota coal power plants after announced closure
With largest-ever N.D. wind farm planned, regulator blames coal plant closing on wind power
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill
Halliburton sees ‘modest uptick’ in rig count this year
Reducing children's exposure to violence starts with ‘stronger political will’
Irsfeld: Where to turn for relief from joint pain, arthritis
VCRs -- an ‘80s living room wonder -- to go out of production this month
Community Health Needs Assessment report available online
Riding for veterans: American Legion Riders chapter plans Legacy Benefit Run
Gibson’s strong outing helps Twins edge Boston
Scoreboard of July 22, 2016
Stroh now fifth in saddle bronc riding after second go at NHSFR
James Hayden named new head coach of Dickinson High girls golf program
Cowboys RB Elliott denies accusations of domestic violence
Port: Our increasingly Orwellian society
McFeely: Sorry, Chancellor Hagerott, individuals matter
Letter: Election results upset the status quo
Letter: Some North Dakotans welcome EPA rule state officials are fighting
Other Views: Let governor’s residence construction proceed
good bad and ugly
Diane K. Berger
Anton "Tony" Kralicek
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
Bureau of Land Management
June 22, 2016
Court sets aside Obama administration fracking rules for public lands
A federal judge in Wyoming has set aside new regulations for hydraulic fracturing on public lands, a victory for oil and gas producers who vehemently...
June 22, 2016 - 3:02pm
May 11, 2016
BOE to expand on pipeline into McKenzie and Dunn counties
KILLDEER -- A proposed $55 million extension of the Bakken Oil Express pipeline into northern Dunn County and northeast McKenzie County will...
May 11, 2016 - 9:57pm
March 22, 2016
Comment period extended for proposed BLM flaring and venting rule
WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Land Management said in a statement Tuesday that it is extending the comment period two weeks for its controversial proposed Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, which would reduce excess flaring, venting and leakage of natural gas on federal and Native American...
March 22, 2016 - 8:52pm
March 11, 2016
Oil industry wary of new federal emissions proposal
WILLISTON -– North Dakota’s oil industry says proposed federal regulations to reduce methane emissions could have a “dramatic” impact on the Bakken, but state regulators say it’s too early to know how they will respond. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister...
March 11, 2016 - 5:04pm
March 7, 2016
About 40 comment on proposed new BLM natural gas flaring, venting rules
Around 40 people waited to offer three minutes of praise or criticism to a proposed new Bureau of Land Management rule that would affect the...
March 7, 2016 - 2:45pm
March 2, 2016
BLM hearing on gas flaring and venting rule Thursday
The Bureau of Land Management is holding a public forum today regarding its proposed rule intended to reduce excess gas venting and flaring on federal and reservation lands from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday at the Astoria Hotel & Event Center in Dickinson. The rule is a response to complaints...
March 2, 2016 - 9:05pm
January 22, 2016
Obama administration seeks to curb methane emissions on public land
WASHINGTON -- In its latest move to combat climate change, the Obama administration on Friday said it will overhaul 30-year-old regulations for...
News/Nation and World
January 22, 2016 - 7:28pm
January 21, 2016
Trickling away: Multiple voices express concern over lost gas on federal lands
An environmental organization, western North Dakota Native Americans and a taxpayer watchdog group are all calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to create stricter rules for capturing natural gas during oil production on federal and tribal lands. The BLM is expected to soon...
January 21, 2016 - 8:23pm
December 8, 2015
A modest proposal: Speakers outline proposed updates to BLM oil and gas regulations
Richard Estabrook, a petroleum engineer for the Bureau of Land Management, said its Onshore Orders regulations are a “very unique thing in...
December 8, 2015 - 9:03pm
December 7, 2015
Meeting today about change in oil and gas regulations
The Bureau of Land Management is holding a public meeting today to discuss updates to orders concerning extraction and measurement of oil and natural gas at 1 p.m. at the Astoria Hotel and Event Center. The meeting is the last of three being held in different parts to the country...
December 7, 2015 - 10:39pm
September 29, 2015
BLM proposes new rule to update oil production measurements
WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Land Management announced a proposed rule Tuesday to update and replace its regulations governing the measurement of oil produced from onshore federal and Indian leases, according to a statement. The BLM states the rule would reflect advances in measurement...
September 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
BLM issues final mineral cost recovery fee
WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Land Management issued a final rule Tuesday implementing the required annual adjustment to the fee schedule for mineral cost recovery projects, according to a statement. It will become effective Thursday. This final rule updates the fees charged to...
September 29, 2015 - 11:14pm
BLM OKs Hess pipeline crossing Lake Sakakawea
A Bureau of Land Management environmental assessment has found no significant impact related to the proposed Hess Hawkeye pipeline project, which will transport crude oil and natural gas from existing Hess facilities in McKenzie County, south of Lake Sakakawea, to existing facilities...
July 29, 2015 - 10:31pm
May 8, 2015
BLM seeks comment on proposed pipeline project
The Bureau of Land Management’s North Dakota Field Office in Dickinson is seeking public comments on a right-of-way application for a proposed pipeline project in McKenzie and Dunn counties. Bakken Oil Express Pipeline LLC has filed a right-of-way application to construct, operate,...
May 8, 2015 - 5:56pm
March 31, 2015
North Dakota seeks to join suit against federal fracking rule
BISMARCK - The state of North Dakota will join a lawsuit seeking to stop the Bureau of Land Management’s new hydraulic fracturing regulations,...
March 31, 2015 - 7:03pm